How to Recreate Movie Theater-Quality Video with 5KPlayer

Let's be frank: very few of us will ever get the opportunity to set up a deluxe movie theater in our homes; we don't live in a fantasy world where we all live in an MTV Cribs-status house. Honestly, I think it's more probable for someone to get away with secretly living in a movie theater than it is to actually earn the means to recreate a similar experience at home. Well, luckily, you can actually recreate that movie theater-quality at home with just the help of 5KPlayer, a free, new video player. And, thanks to a limited giveaway, you can also get the MacX Video Converter Pro completely free – which will enable you to easily convert high-quality videos for playback on the 5KPlayer – just for being a Tech.Co reader!



Update: Now Available for Windows!

Version 3.0 was released in August 2015 which includes the launch on Windows and full support for Apple: utilize AirPlay mirroring and screen recording, and wirelessly beam whatever you're viewing on your iPhone or iPad to your Mac, like games, movies, music, demos or presentations for Windows, and more!

A Video Player for 4K/5K/1080p HD Resolution Content

At least when it comes to displaying videos of the highest quality possible, the 5KPlayer is a free 4K HD video player that allows people to easily and cheaply watch video content at qualities even surpassing those offered at movie theaters. The video player can play content of 4K, 5K, and 8K Ultra HD or 1080p HD quality, and even enables users to easily download online video from sources like YouTube and Vimeo. And, because of 5KPlayer's built-in AirPlay sender/receiver, users can easily stream audio video to their televisions. The only catch is that you'll need Apple TV in order to actually free stream it to your set.


The Future of 4K and 5K Resolution

You have absolutely no reason for not downloading 5KPlayer. I mean…it's free, for God's sake. Last fall, the Blu-ray Disk Association announced that it would start licensing 4K Blu-ray players this year, giving consumers the ability to watch movies at home in full 4K for the first time. But, I mean, why wait when you can already do that with the 5KPlayer? And what's great is that the 5KPlayer goes beyond 4K and gives you the ability to watch 5K content. There are companies now, like Apple and Dell, competing to move beyond 4K resolution on their screens and to provide consumers with 5K resolutions at the best value.

5KPlayer's Additional Features

Aside from being an HD video player capable of playing 4K, 5K , and 8K Ultra-HD videos, 5KPlayer offers a slew of other features – and all of them completely free.

  • Music Player: Aside from playing videos, 5KPlayer can also play music. Offering DTS multichannel surround sound, as well as full functionality with AAC, AC3, WMA, FLAC and ALAC audio files.
  • Built-In Radio Player: In addition, the 5KPlayer can receive satellite radio, giving you access to popular stations like BBC , Heart, and Kiss XM.
  • Online Video Downloader: Probably one of its best features, 5KPlayer supports more than 300 online video sites from which you can download 4K, 5K, 8K Ultra HD or 18080p HD video content. So, you can download those HD videos from places like YouTube, DailyMotion, Vimeo, UStream, Facebook, MTV, CBS, and others, and watch them on your own time rather than having to stream them at a much poorer quality.
  • Apple AirPlay Support: The best part? If you happen to have an Apple TV, you can free stream any of this media from any of your Apple devices and onto your television screen, ensuring the movie theater experience that you desired.

A Bonus Deal for Tech.Co Readers

5KPlayer is free to download and available now for both Mac and Windows. Once you've got it, you can free stream as much high-quality content as you want. And for being a Tech.Co reader, the company is offering its MacX Video Converter completely free for a limited time.

Using the MacX Video Converter Pro tool, users can easily convert high- and standard-definition videos  and audio into formats that will allow for seamless playback on things like iPads, iPhones, and Android devices. For a limited time, the company is also offering the MaxX DVD Ripper Pro at 50 percent off; the program lets users easily rip encrypted DVDs and transform them into more consumable formats, such as MP4, MPEG, and MOV. Visit this link to take advantage of the limited giveaway.

This promotion is brought to you by Chengdu Digiarty Software, Inc.

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Ronald Barba was the previous managing editor of Tech.Co. His primary story interests include industry trends, consumer-facing apps/products, the startup lifestyle, business ethics, diversity in tech, and what-is-this-bullsh*t things. Aside from writing about startups and entrepreneurship, Ronald is interested in 'Doctor Who', Murakami, 'The Mindy Project', and fried chicken. He is currently based in New York because he mistakenly studied philosophy in college and is now a "writer". Tweet @RonaldPBarba.
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